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SharePoint Incoming email

The incoming e-mail feature of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 enables SharePoint sites to receive and store e-mail messages and attachments in lists and libraries. 
A) Get IP assigned to hostname Perform the following steps on the server that has the Service "Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Incoming E-Mail" started B) Install IIS 6.0 Manager  - With windows2008, SMTP requires the INETMGR from IIS6 Verify that you have the following administrative credentials:You must be a member of the Administrators group on the local computer.Click Start, point to Administrative Tools, and then click Server Manager.In Server Manager, click Roles.In Role Services, click Add Role Services.On the Select Role Services page, select Management Tools and IIS 6 Management compatibility, and then click Install. C) Install the SMTP service Verify that you have the following administrative credentials:You must be a member of the Administrators grou…

SharePiont 2013 Apps Configurations on Premise

1Creating a Subdomain to Host Apps 1)Go to Start. 2)Search for DNS. 3)Select DNS. 4)Expand the DNS Server. 5)Right click the main SharePoint domain and select New Alias (CNAME). 6)Fill in <*.app> for the Alias Name. 7)Click Browse. 8)Double-click your server name. 9)Double-click Forward Lookup Zones. 10)Double-click the domain of your SharePoint environment. 11)Select Same as parent folder and click OK. 12)Click OK again and finish.
Set the New Domain Name as the App Domain
Configure the App Management Service
Configure the Subscription Settings Service
Specify the Tenant Name
Configure app domains by powershell on application level.  This will allow for using apps on host header web applications.  Issue the commands:
1Validate Secure Store Service
Add SharePoint Root Authority to the Trusted Root Certification 1)Start and search for and open the SharePoint Management Shell.

Get logs from Installer

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/912203

 Microsoft Self-Extractor package is a self-extracting executable (.exe) file. You can run the .exe file to install the package. To run the .exe file, use one of the following methods:
Double-click the .exe file.Run the .exe file from a command line. If you run the .exe file from a command line, several switches may be available for use in the package.

Note Not all switches may be available in all packages.

To determine which switches are available in the package, use one of the following Help switches when you run the package at a command line:
/?/h/help The following table lists the command-line switches that are supported by Microsoft Self-Extractor.
Collapse this tableExpand this table SwitchDescription/extract:[path]Extracts the content of the package to the path folder. If a path is not specified, then a Browse dialog box appears./log:[path to log file]Enables verbose logging for the update installation.

Note In addition to the path…

Server Roles in SharePoint 2013

Some points I captured from Microsoft Training about server roles
Web Front End servers Web Front End (WFE) servers form the connection point for clients that request content or services from SharePoint. Every request from a client is directed to a WFE server, and every response to a client is sent from a WFE server. This means that all client requests place some load on WFE servers. A WFE server is responsible for: • Processing incoming requests through IIS. • Requesting any data from service applications and databases that is required to service the request. • Processing the data returned by service applications and databases. • Compiling responses as ASP.NET pages and sending the responses to the requestor. In small farms, WFE servers often perform application roles in addition to the WFE role. WFE servers do not require large quantities of disk storage; instead, they rely heavily on processor power and memory for performance. Some service applications, especially those relating to …

SharePoint Performance Factors

Some points i captured from Microsoft training about  SharePoint Performance Factors
Typically, the performance of a web platform such as SharePoint is quantified using four key measures: latency, throughput, data scale, and availability.
Latency SharePoint 2013 latency can suffer in many different areas, including: • Network latency, also referred to as round trip time (RTT). • Available network bandwidth, which affects how long it takes to send back the whole of the response. • Uncompressed data transmission. • Custom code elements, such as Web Parts or features that are not well optimized. You can only determine the server processing and client rendering elements of latency through performance testing. However, you may have access to case studies that can provide a benchmark to assist in determining general requirements.
Throughput Throughput is the number of requests that a server farm is able to process in a fixed period. To create a SharePoint farm solution that satisfies user re…

SharePoint Provider Apps and Auto Hosted Apps

SharePoint Tools and codes Links